When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“In the beginning God created, i.e., called into being, all” things out of nothing. This creative act on the part of God was “absolutely free, and for infinitely wise reasons. The cause of” all things exists only in the will of God. The work of creation “is attributed (1) to the Godhead (Gen. 1:1, 26); (2) to the” “Father (1 Cor. 8:6); (3) to the Son (John 1:3; Col. 1:16, 17);” (4) to the Holy Spirit (Gen. 1:2; Job 26:13; Ps. 104:30). The fact that he is the Creator distinguishes Jehovah as the true “God (Isa. 37:16; 40:12, 13; 54:5; Ps. 96:5; Jer. 10:11, 12). The” one great end in the work of creation is the manifestation of the glory of the Creator (Col. 1:16; Rev. 4:11; Rom. 11:36). “God’s works, equally with God’s word, are a revelation from him;” “and between the teachings of the one and those of the other,” “when rightly understood, there can be no contradiction.” “Traditions of the creation, disfigured by corruptions, are found among the records of ancient Eastern nations. (See ACCAD.) “A peculiar interest belongs to the traditions of the Accadians,” the primitive inhabitants of the plains of Lower Mesopotamia. These within the last few years have been brought to light in the tablets and cylinders which have been rescued from the long-buried palaces and temples of Assyria. They bear a remarkable resemblance to the record of Genesis.
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